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SSS Arrest Ezeazu; Police Deploy against May Day rallies

Written on May 1st, 2007 by
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PROTEST: Nigeria's opposition to join May Day rallies to protest against recent polls despite police warnings.Read More:http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/africa/default.stm... Read More | Share

Voters shun Nigeria Saturday Polls

Written on April 29th, 2007 by
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VOTERS virtually stayed away from polling booths in the rescheduled elections held on Saturday in most states in the country. The polls were however, generally peaceful and election materials arrived early.Read... Read More | Share

EU: Nigerian vote not credible

Written on April 23rd, 2007 by
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OBSERVATION: Chief EU observer Max van den Berg told a news conference that state elections held on April 14 as well as a presidential and parliamentary vote on April 21 "have fallen far short of basic international requirement standards for... Read More | Share

CFR: Rerun Demands in Nigeria

Written on April 23rd, 2007 by
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Widespread allegations of vote rigging, intimidation, and outright violence dashed hopes of a clean election in Nigeria, leading the country's largest election monitoring group to demand they be annulled (BBC). Opposition parties denounced the vote and... Read More | Share

TMG Call for Nigeria election re-run

Written on April 22nd, 2007 by
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Nigeria's biggest election monitoring group has said that Saturday's presidential poll was so flawed that it should be scrapped and held again.Read More:http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/africa/6580969.stm... Read More | Share

Nigeria Election Watch: Protect Your Vote With Everything – including Technology

Written on April 21st, 2007 by
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Read the acount above: http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/africa/6578499.stm Election monitoring sites include: http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/africa/6577091.stm - BBC Voters' Log http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/africa/6577041.stm - BBC Reporters'... Read More | Share

Nigeria ballots 'not in country' yet

Written on April 20th, 2007 by
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PROBLEM?: Ballot papers have not yet arrived in Nigeria on the eve of the presidential elections, the election commission head has said.Read More:http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/africa/6576077.stm... Read More | Share

US urges Nigerian opposition not to boycott presidential election

Written on April 19th, 2007 by
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18/04/2007 21:22 WASHINGTON, April 18 (AFP) US urges Nigerian opposition not to boycott presidential election The United States called on Nigeria's opposition parties Wednesday not to carry out a threatened boycott of presidential elections this... Read More | Share

Nigerian Coalition of parties demand postponement of Saturday's presidential polls; call rejected by government

Written on April 18th, 2007 by
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DEMAND: Nigeria's main opposition parties have called for Saturday's presidential election to be postponed.Read More:http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/africa/6566429.stm... Read More | Share

Difficult Day at the Nigerian Polls – BBC

Written on April 14th, 2007 by
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Controversy over omissions on the ballot, pockets of violence, ballot box theft and general infrastructural difficulties - these will be well remembered by many Nigerians voting in governorship and state legislative polls.Read... Read More | Share

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